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You have to see this photo: Austin Peay flag flies in fighter jet navigating Britain’s famed Mach Loop
You have to see this photo: Austin Peay flag flies in fighter jet navigating Britain's famed Mach Loop

An Austin Peay State University Governors flag recently zipped through the skies of the United Kingdom in the cockpit of a U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet.

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Celebrating ROTC’s 50th year at Austin Peay: Lt. Col. Peter Lind
Celebrating ROTC's 50th year at Austin Peay: Lt. Col. Peter Lind

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps at Austin Peay State University is celebrating its 50th year. To mark the occasion, each month through the end of the year, we'll share one story of a Governor's Guard alumni or former leader. This month, we share the story of APSU alumnus retired Lt. Col. Peter Lind.

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APSU's Omicron Delta Kappa circle earns Presidential Circle of Excellence award

The Austin Peay circle was one of only six to be selected for the prestigious honor by the ODK Board of Directors, and this marks the fourth consecutive year Austin Peay has won the honor.

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Now 20 years old, Sundquist Science Complex has helped Austin Peay grow
Now 20 years old, Sundquist Science Complex has helped Austin Peay grow

A Sept. 17, 2001, dedication ceremony not only celebrated the $38 million structure with state-of-the-art classrooms and labs, modern offices and a towering atrium, but the event also marked a shift at APSU, especially for the departments of biology, chemistry, physics and agriculture.

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Dr. Elif Demiral Saglam
APSU business faculty member advancing women and gender equity with her research at Harvard

Dr. Elif Demiral Saglam, assistant professor of economics, recently embarked on her second year as a research fellow with the Harvard Kennedy School's Women and Public Policy program.

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Award winners
Two recent mathematics graduates earn top APSU student awards

During APSU's Student Organization and Leader Awards in April, Kara Underwood received the William McClure Drane Award, and Sara Grey earned the Harvill-Civitan Citizenship Award.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month continues with ‘In the Heights’ showing
This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month continues with 'In the Heights' showing

Austin Peay State University will continue a monthlong celebration of Latinx Heritage Month with a free showing of "In the Heights" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Clement Auditorium. Doors open at 6 p.m. and free snacks will be available.

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APSU Board of Trustees votes to join ASUN Conference during fall meeting

The University's Athletics Department, which has been a part of the Ohio Valley Conference since 1962, will now join the ASUN Conference on July 1, 2022.

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U.S. State Department diplomat to discuss employment opportunities with Austin Peay students
U.S. State Department diplomat to discuss employment opportunities with Austin Peay students

Austin Peay State University is hosting Diplomat in Residence (DIR) for the U.S. State Department Allen DuBose at 2 p.m. Sept. 21 to inform students about employment opportunities within the U.S. government. The program will be conducted as a webinar.

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Little Friends Print
APSU's Art+Design and CECA welcome Little Friends of Printmaking Sept. 21

The Department of Art+Design, with support from the APSU Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts, will kick off the 2021-22 CECA Visiting Artist Speaker Series season with The Little Friends of Printmaking.

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APSU College of Business Partners with JCPenney for Suit-Up event

The Suit-Up event will take place on Oct. 17 at Governors Square Mall from 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Students can receive up to 60 percent off select career wear, shoes and accessories when they use the 30 percent off coupon provided upon registration of the event.

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The FSL Staff
More autism spectrum students finding success through Austin Peay's FSL program

During the last academic year, six FSL students earned their degrees, and this fall, the program registered 33 students - a record number for the program.

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APSU to host Jenkins Family Fieldhouse grand opening and the unveiling of the Fortera Stadium Gates

The grand opening, followed by the gate unveilings, will begin on Friday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Fortera Stadium Football Team Room.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month Kick-off coming Wednesday
This Week at Austin Peay: Latinx Heritage Month Kick-off coming Wednesday

Happening this week: Latinx Heritage Month kicks off; Friday Football Frenzy pep rally; Constitution Day speaker; Zone 3 Press poetry reading; Board of Trustees meeting; and the last chance to see "Recent Acquisitions."

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APSU Board of Trustees to host fall meetings on Sept. 17

The Board will discuss several items, including the University's strategic planning process and proposed revisions to several APSU policies.

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Kevin Baron
APSU's Kevin Baron wins top award from American Political Science Association

The APSA's Presidents and Executive Politics Founders Award honors the best paper written by a Ph.D.-level scholar during a given year.

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‘So we sent an email’: How a photo in Austin Peay’s art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer
'So we sent an email': How a photo in Austin Peay's art collection connects with the discovery of a famed French photographer

Earlier this summer, the director of Austin Peay State University's The New Gallery and his summer research fellow discovered a striking photo of a red-haired girl with a face splashed with freckles. Within days, they had a compelling story to share, one that included an up-and-coming 26-year-old French photographer who from his shop in Pont-Aven, France, had the perfect light in 1970 to capture the freckled faces of Cécile and her two sisters, Béatrice and Silvie.

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APSU Army ROTC Program: A 50-year Timeline
APSU Army ROTC Program: A 50-year Timeline

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Austin Peay's award-winning Army ROTC program. Here's a look at some of the program's milestones that occurred over the last five decades.

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Police
APSU Campus Police earn first place at Tennessee Highway Safety Office's 2021 Law Enforcement Challenge

The competition, supported by the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police and the Tennessee Sheriffs' Association, provides law enforcement agencies with an opportunity to demonstrate how they promote traffic safety initiatives.

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Austin Peay’s freshmen serve nonprofits in Clarksville, Hopkinsville, Dickson during Freshman Service Project
Austin Peay's freshmen serve nonprofits in Clarksville, Hopkinsville, Dickson during Freshman Service Project

On the morning of Saturday, Aug. 28, a group of new Govs helped nonprofits in Clarksville, Hopkinsville and Dickson, where they helped victims of recent flooding.

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This Week at Austin Peay: Veterans Service Organization to visit military-affiliated students
This Week at Austin Peay: Veterans Service Organization to visit military-affiliated students

Happening this week: The Veterans Service Organization will visit campus to talk to military-affiliated students; Dr. Jeffrey Williams, baritone, will perform at the Mabry Concert Hall; and The New Gallery continues with its exhibit, "Recent Acquisitions."

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International Students
International students return to APSU this fall

This fall, Austin Peay welcomed students from Honduras, Japan, Kenya, Cuba, the Bahamas, Germany, Aruba, Colombia and Nigeria.

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Zone 3 Press’s First Book Award Poetry Reading coming Sept. 16
Zone 3 Press's First Book Award Poetry Reading coming Sept. 16

Poets Paige Lewis, Komal Mathew and Emily Spencer will present a virtual reading of their poetry on Sept. 16 for Zone 3 Press’s First Book Award Poetry Reading at Austin Peay State University.

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Community School of the Arts adds four classes, workshops to fall offerings
Community School of the Arts adds four classes, workshops to fall offerings

The Community School of the Arts (CSA) at Austin Peay State University has unveiled its fall class slate, including four new offerings - beginning ceramics, monthly figure drawing sessions and in-person and virtual creative writing classes.

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Happening today: Poet, artist, diversity officer Colón to speak at Asanbe Diversity Symposium
Happening today: Poet, artist, diversity officer Colón to speak at Asanbe Diversity Symposium

At 1 p.m. today, Puerto Rican poet Dr. Ricardo Nazario y Colón will visit Austin Peay State University's Morgan University Center, Room 307, today to deliver the keynote lecture, "A Puerto Rican/Latinx Journey in Appalachia," at the 2021 Asanbe Diversity Symposium.

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